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Adjunct Faculty - Studio Arts - Loudoun

Northern Virginia Community College
Sterling, Virginia, US
Closing date
Dec 2, 2021

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Conservation science
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Role Title

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FLSA Non-Exempt

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Working Title Adjunct Faculty - Studio Arts - Loudoun

Position Number

Agency Northern VA Community College

Division NV280-Provost Loudoun

Work Location Loudoun - 107

Hiring Range Per credit hour based on education and experience

Emergency/Essential Personnel No

EEO Category I-Faculty

Full Time or Part Time Part Time

Does this position have telework options?

Does this position have a bilingual or multilingual skill requirement or preference?

Work Schedule varies depending upon classes

Sensitive Position No

Job Description Northern Virginia Community College (NOVA) is the second largest community college in the United States and the largest public educational institution in Virginia. NOVA has more than 71,000 students and 2,600 faculty and staff members. As one of the most internationally diverse colleges in the United States, with a student body consisting of individuals from more than 180 countries, NOVA is committed to creating a diverse, inclusive, and equitable Virginia by fostering excellence in higher education. As an Achieving the Dream "Leader College," NOVA is committed to the principles of access, opportunity, student success, and excellence by meeting the educational and training needs of the region and its people with excellent and affordable courses and programs, offered by an inspired and committed diverse faculty and support staff.

With six unique locations throughout our region, each conveniently located within 40 miles of Washington D.C, we have Northern Virginia covered. NOVA's Alexandria Campus is located seven miles from the nation's capital, just across the Potomac River from Washington DC; the Annandale Campus, with its urban feel and suburban appeal, is ranked as the most diverse in Virginia and boasts a thriving Koreatown; the Loudoun Campus i s located in a comfortable suburb steeped in colonial history; the Manassas Campus is located next to Manassas Battlefield Park, site of the first major battle of the Civil War; the Woodbridge Campus i s home to municipal parks, state parks, and national wildlife refuges; and the Medical Education Campus , located in Springfield, is a uniquely specialized campus that stands apart from what most community colleges can offer, with the area boasting an abundance of hiking and biking trails, and parks with nature and wildlife areas.

NOVA offers an opportunity to make a difference with outstanding career opportunities and competitive total rewards benefits, including a comprehensive health and dental insurance program, generous paid leave, deferred compensation plans, paid parental leave, state employee discounts, and a solid and secure retirement system. NOVA embraces opportunities to create a college community that is a welcoming and inclusive place to learn and work. We do this by fostering a sense of belonging and ensuring equity while maintaining an open, civil, and safe environment for our students, faculty, staff, and guests. In so doing, NOVA fulfills its mission to offer world-class teaching and learning to the Commonwealth of Virginia.

The security of our students, faculty, and staff is very important at NOVA. Please take a moment to review NOVA's Annual Security Reports .

The Fine Arts department of Northern Virginia Community College, Loudoun Campus is seeking qualified candidates who can teach the following courses:

1.Two- and Three-dimensional design, Color Sculpture.2.Drawing and Advanced Drawing.

Adjunct faculty are employed to teach up to 12 credit hours in the fall and spring semester and/or up to 8 credit hours during summer session. Teaching load is based upon student enrollment and staffing needs. Instruction may be during the day, evening, or weekend.

Special Assignments May be required to perform other duties as assigned. May be required to assist the agency or state government generally in the event of an emergency declaration by the Governor.

KSA's/Required Qualifications Adept knowledge of instructional technologiesExcellent interpersonal and native or near-native oral and written English skillsAbility to work with a diverse student populationSuccessful passing of a criminal background checkAdjunct faculty are required to meet assigned classes on meeting dates, submit required grade records and reports, student learning outcomes.Classes maybe held during the day, evening or combination of both.

Master's degree in art history or a master's degree with eighteen graduate semester credit hours in art history is required.

Preferred Qualifications Desired qualifications include
in Studio Arts, and experience teaching both of thefollowing courses at the college level:

1.Two- and Three-dimensional design, Color Sculpture.

2.Drawing and Advanced Drawing.

Operation of a State Vehicle No

Supervises Employees No

Required Travel N/A

Posting Number ADJ_386P

Recruitment Type Public

Number of Vacancies varies

Position End Date (if temporary)

Job Open Date 05/03/2021

Job Close Date 09/03/2021

Open Until Filled Yes

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Special Instructions to Applicants Applicants please note that there is a desire/preference for candidates to teach in-person classes.

Additional Information

Background Check Statement Disclaimer The selected candidate's offer is contingent upon the successful completion of a criminal background investigation, which may include: fingerprint checks, local agency checks, employment verification, verification of education, credit checks (relevant to employment). Additionally, selected candidates may be required to complete the Commonwealth's Statement of Economic Interest. For more information, please follow this link:

EEO Statement The Virginia Community College System, an EEO employer, welcomes applications from people of all backgrounds and recognizes the benefits of a diverse workforce. Therefore, the VCCS is committed to providing a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. Employment decisions are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications. We prohibit discrimination and harassment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, mental or physical disabilities, political affiliation, veteran status, gender identity, or other non-merit factors.

ADA Statement The VCCS is an EOE and Affirmative Action Employer. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Acts (ADA and ADAAA), VCCS will provide, if requested, reasonable accommodation to applicants in need of access to the application, interviewing and selection processes.

Governor's Mandate Message Executive Order #18. Newly hired, including employees transferring from other state agencies, will be required to provide their vaccination status prior to starting a position or at the latest by their position start date. Additional details regarding how to request an accommodation, required weekly Covid-19 testing, and mask requirements will be provided by Human Resources for newly hired or transferred employees who are unvaccinated.

E-Verify Statement VCCS uses E-Verify to check employee eligibility to work in the United States. You will be required to complete an I-9 form and provide documentation of your identity for employment purposes.

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Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).
  • * Do you have a Master's degree in Art History or a Master's degree with 18 graduate semester credit hours in Art History?
    • Yes
    • No
  • * From the following, please specify when you are available to teach: days and daytime hours, days and evening hours, Saturdays. (Open Ended Question)
  • * We are currently in need of instructors to teach in-person classes on campus, are you available to teach in-person classes?
    • Yes
    • No
  • * I understand that only information provided at the time of the application submission will be considered when determining my qualifications and only responses to Supplemental Questions that can be verified in my application and resume will be credited.
    • Yes
    • No

  • Applicant Documents

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  • Resume
  • Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  • Unofficial Transcripts
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  • Other Document
  • Unofficial Transcript 2
  • Unofficial Transcript 3
  • PDF Portfolio or Website
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